Tormaresca is a fantasy name, a play on the Puglian dialect, and means Tower by the Sea. Set up in 1998
by the Antinoris with the goal of creating wines that would be the finest expression of Apulian viticulture. Tormaresca makes a range of wines that are produced from fruit sourced from two distinct Puglian estates. After 26 generations and more than 600 years in the wine business, the Antinori family of Tuscany has expanded its involvement in Puglia
Negroamaro - Primitivo - Cabernet Sauvignon.
Selections from Tormaresca estates Masseria Maěme at S. Pietro Vernotico and Bocca di Lupo at Minervino Murge. The grapes are picked at the right state of ripeness and vinified separately in thermo-conditioned stainless steel tanks. Intense Ruby Red
Red fruits, plum, marasca cherry, violet.
Soft, harmonious, with acidity and balanced tannins that are well integrated in the wine structure.
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Light yellow with greenish reflections. Fresh, flavorful. Persistent finish.
Chardonnay 100% Selection comes from the Minervino Murge and San Pietro Vernotico estates. The grapes are pressed softly and the must obtained is put in Inox tanks at a temperature of 10°C so as to achieve a natural clarification. fresh notes of citrus fruit, hay and sage.
The pleasant freshness is well combined with minerality and structure.
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Selections comes from old vineyards of Primitivo, growing at saplings. 100% Primitivo, this Tormaresca “Torcicoda” Primitivo saw the Primitivo grapes destined for it sourced from old vines in Tormaresca vineyards. The grapes were harvested slightly over-ripe. After the crushing, the maceration was handled with rémontage and délestages for 15 days in stainless-steel tanks. Intense ruby red.
Fruity hints of plum, blackberry and raspberry mingled with spicy notes of coffee, pepper and chocolate. On the palate it is soft, pleasant and elegant, of good intensity and persistence.
Food pairings: prepared meats, pasta with ground beef in a tomato sauce.
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